The Journal of Lancaster General Hospital is a quarterly general medical journal. It contains scientific articles, as well as perspectives and information about a wide range of health care issues, including medical ethics and hospital administration.
 
 
Issue: Spring 2014 Vol. 9 - Issue 1
Scientific Reports
 
A Primary Care Perspective on U.S. Health Care Part 3: Big Ideas
– Thomas Gates, MD and Corey Fogleman, MD
This is the third and final installment in this illuminating series on our health care system. It provides some firm recommendations for change and improvement.
 
   
Esophageal Adenocarcinoma And Barrett’s Esophagus: Current Management: Role of Radiofrequency Ablation
– Ketan Kulkarni, M.D.
Barrett’s Esophagus is a precancerous lesion that should be managed aggressively. New treatment modalities using radiofrequency ablation have markedly affected the approach to the disease. Current management is reviewed in this article.
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25 Years of Hepatitis C: Updated Concepts and Treatment
– Alexandra L. Gibas, MD, FACG
Treatment of Hepatitis C has undergone such radical and exciting advances that the majority of patients can expect to be cured—an outcome that seemed fanciful only a few years ago. This article describes why this is so and reviews current therapy.
 
   
   
 
From the Editor’s Desk
The ACA: Politics and Economics—Debunking Myth
– Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.
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Medical Myths
The Golden Hour in Trauma: Dogma or Medical Folklore?
– Frederick B. Rogers, M.D. and Katelyn Rittenhouse, B.S.
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Medical Myths
Myths and Facts About Vaccines
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
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Top Tips from Family Practice
Choosing Wisely VII and Other Top Tips
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
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